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Russian trade with Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia's foreign trade in goods with Estonia in the first quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Estonia

In the 1st quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Estonia was $605,790,437, down 28.94% ($246,767,956) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 were $476,054,773, down 35.82% ($265,743,098) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 totaled $129,735,664, up 17.13% ($18,975,142) from the 1st quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 was $346,319,109, a 45.12% decrease ($284,718,240) over the 1st quarter of 2015.

Estonia was Russia's 31st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2016 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.6226% of Russia's total trade (down from 0.6444% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Estonia was Russia's 27th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 30th in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.7757% of Russia's total exports (down from 0.8218% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Estonia was Russia's 45th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2016 (up from 51st in the 1st quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.3610% of Russia's total imports (up from 0.2635% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Estonia

The major share of Russian exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 32.45% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (75.92% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.88% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (13.14% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.99% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (1.55% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.57% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (4.61% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.01% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (3.83% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.13% of Russia's total exports to Estonia (0.36% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $61,635,269;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $9,048,984;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,657,540.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $408,719,017;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $7,936,471;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $3,655,351;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $2,918,845;
  • Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds (HS code 86) - a decrease of $1,990,576;
  • Lead and articles thereof (HS code 78) - a decrease of $1,931,191;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $1,806,397;
  • Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof (HS code 81) - a decrease of $1,656,639.
Russia's exports to Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total export
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,139,376 0.24 17.39
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13,721 0.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 32 0.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 11,041 0.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 825,505 0.17
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 206,682 0.04 8.61
10 Cereals 2,980 0.00 -62.25
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 165,585 0.03 311.73
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 6,903 0.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 17,384 0.00 233.92
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 3,267 0.00 5,004.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 76,425 0.02 -35.99
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 21,557 0.00 -18.15
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,096,587 0.23 673.75
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 315,966 0.07 131.52
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 43,185 0.01 48.97
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 457,785 0.10 52.08
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 950,829 0.20 38.28
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 18,583 0.00 -51.54
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 52,181 0.01 31.43
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 154,434,700 32.44 -72.58
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10,306,741 2.17 -22.07
29 Organic chemicals 9,199,702 1.93 6,003.92
30 Pharmaceutical products 155,093 0.03 27.46
31 Fertilizers 70,541,255 14.82 -10.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 153,977 0.03 13.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 300,985 0.06 -25.61
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 148,584 0.03 127.88
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 148,428 0.03 34.41
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 20,170 0.00 107.60
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,310,983 0.28 35.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,273,076 0.27 -9.61
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,058,526 0.22 -56.18
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 76,700 0.02 -85.22
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,615 0.00 -1.54
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 8 0.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 27,666,490 5.81 -11.67
45 Cork and articles of cork 9,464 0.00 -1.21
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 -100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,050,933 0.64 20.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 556,935 0.12 52.42
52 Cotton 40,061 0.01 505.33
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 70,911 0.01 6.41
54 Man-made filaments 2,527 0.00 6.80
55 Man-made staple fibers 159 0.00 -41.97
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 150,186 0.03 -61.19
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 94 0.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,023 0.00 -56.02
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 24,834 0.01 -35.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 45,467 0.01 192.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 75,715 0.02 -51.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 80,478 0.02 34.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,832 0.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,059,497 0.22 24.86
69 Ceramic products 137,959 0.03 84.15
70 Glass and glassware 1,083,865 0.23 48.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 70,669 0.01 -67.49
72 Iron and steel 8,329,031 1.75 -8.50
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,858,309 0.81 17.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 102,655 0.02 13.88
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 6,283,080 1.32 -4.27
78 Lead and articles thereof 1,118,913 0.24 -63.32
79 Zinc and articles thereof 858 0.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,984,346 0.84 -29.37
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 102,506 0.02 -42.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 56,275 0.01 18.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,943,011 0.83 72.53
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 3,532,493 0.74 -33.83
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 931,691 0.20 -68.12
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 809,934 0.17 57.59
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 62,038,378 13.03 15,289.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 83,128 0.02 46.76
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 29 0.00 -42.00
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 864,249 0.18 -14.53
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 125,629 0.03 157.25
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 121,427 0.03 167.15
SS Classified 91,075,615 19.13 304,694.40

Russia's Imports from Estonia

The major share of Russian imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 (and in the 1st quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 75.79% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (69.55% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.08% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (13.36% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.33% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (4.33% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.42% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (5.41% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.20% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (2.08% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.23% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (1.60% in the 1st quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.03% of Russia's total imports from Estonia (1.18% in the 1st quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $20,983,564;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $794,015;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $552,688;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $422,137;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $421,030;
  • Ceramic products (HS code 69) - an increase of $398,123.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 over the 1st quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 16) - a decrease of $2,254,531;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,236,311;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $791,140;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - a decrease of $422,756;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $397,990.
Russia's imports from Estonia in the 1st quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share
in total import
in Q1 2016
Percent change
in Q1 2016
over Q1 2015
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 -100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 81,463 0.06 26.81
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,900 0.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 -100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 118,391 0.09
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 81,647 0.06 265.38
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 -100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10,102 0.01 -74.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 69,513 0.05 -27.35
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 426,413 0.33 -74.35
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 48,712 0.04 -31.18
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,905,492 1.47 40.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 399,517 0.31 -5.84
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 479,708 0.37 6.65
26 Ores, slag and ash 165,978 0.13 55.27
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 690,672 0.53 -7.92
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 679,587 0.52 -13.78
29 Organic chemicals 184,479 0.14 49.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,837,020 1.42 -8.29
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 -100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 8,804,933 6.79 -3.35
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 384,400 0.30 860.14
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 53,473 0.04 -68.59
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 109,575 0.08 -12.27
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 50,299 0.04
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 781,997 0.60 117.31
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,113,720 1.63 16.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 677,080 0.52 164.43
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 90,192 0.07 310.95
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 177 0.00 16.45
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 580,854 0.45 -19.62
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 14,339 0.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 419,591 0.32 60.90
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 583,668 0.45 -26.30
54 Man-made filaments 11,344 0.01 -82.74
55 Man-made staple fibers 72,110 0.06 -37.41
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 222,077 0.17 135,312.80
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 891 0.00 -57.99
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 16,817 0.01 -61.62
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 28,983 0.02 2,109.07
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 43,062 0.03 59.80
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 574,827 0.44 -19.54
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,344,550 2.58 -9.10
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 -100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,929 0.01 -80.78
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 405,762 0.31 103.14
69 Ceramic products 786,242 0.61 102.58
70 Glass and glassware 6,920 0.01 -78.39
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 -100.00
72 Iron and steel 431,382 0.33 823.63
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,422,449 1.10 -11.25
74 Copper and articles thereof 26,145 0.02 150.89
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 406,268 0.31 129.72
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 181,727 0.14 418.32
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 385,138 0.30 -10.88
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,607,910 7.41 9.01
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 87,033,572 67.09 31.77
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 7,926 0.01 -36.44
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 956,403 0.74 -45.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 726,128 0.56 78.02
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 -100.00
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 857,215 0.66 -33.03
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 249,233 0.19 -61.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 23,586 0.02 228.04
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 53,176 0.04
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia